October 06, 2013

ASAS Congratulates Innovate Poster Competition Winners

AllWinnersSmallThe 2013 Innovate Conference was held in Braselton, Georgia¬† September 22 – 24. This year’s conference was focused on “Innovations in Animal Growth and Health: The Next Generation of Cell Biology”. In order to link the social and scientific aspects of Innovate 2013 and to enhance networking activities, the Innovate 2013 Program Committee (a joint committee between the American Society for Nutrition and American Society of Animal Science) added a poster competition to the conference. The poster competition was open to all attendees (students and professionals) and the posters were required to be research based and focused on Growth Biology.

There were numerous outstanding posters on display at the 2013 Innovate Conference and three of those were chosen as winner of the poster competition. ASAS would like to congratulate each of the following winners.

First Place:
P12 – T.A. Burns- Palmitoleic (C16:1) acid alters glucose and insulin metabolism in obese lambs. Dr. Taber Ashley Burns, N.M. Long, M.Alende, G.Volpi, Lagreca, A.K.G. Kadegowda, M.C. Miller, and S.K. Duckett, Clemson University, Clemson, SC

Second Place:
P04 – S.A. Reed- Poor Maternal Nutrition During Gestation Alters Postnatal Muscle Development in Lambs. Sarah Reed, M.L. Hoffman, J.S. Raja, S.A. Zinn, and K.E. Govoni, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

Third Place:
J.E. Hergenreder- Effects of supplemental lysine and methionine in combination with zilpaterol hydrochloride on muscle fiber type, size and beta-adrenergic receptors in finishing feedlot cattle. Jerilyn E Hergenreder, A.D. Hosford, and B.J. Johnson, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, P.W. Rounds, Kemin Agrifoods North America Inc., Des Moines, IA